France opts for an early date for New Caledonia's next vote on independence. That accords with the wishes of the anti-independence forces, but their task remains a difficult one.
Germany's centre-right finally gets some good news, with big gains in a state election at the expense of both far left and far right.
Cyprus's legislative election produces the expected result. Meanwhile, a long-delayed election was held in another very interesting divided country.
Cyprus's centre-right president will be hoping that Sunday's election returns a sympathetic legislature for the remainder of his term.
Belarus's president hijacks a commercial jet to arrest a political opponent, outraging European opinion.
A regular feature. This month, electoral news from Samoa, Ethiopia, Chad and Bulgaria.
A new refugee crisis erupts as a move in a diplomatic battle between Spain and Morocco.
Ten years after rejecting a move to slightly improve its electoral system, Britain is proposing to go backwards.
Scotland's nationalists have been returned for another term in office, but it's not clear that a renewed push for independence would be a wise move.
Two hundred years on from the death of Napoleon, his legacy has never ceased to be a live political question in France. Emmanuel Macron is the latest to try to deal with it.